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Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 323v

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Man with long neck within initial S decorated with foliate ornament.
Zechariah: Vision of Woman in Vessel -- Nude figure, is in conical container flanked and carried by two women. He or she is raising left hand and looking up toward half-figure of angel, extending right hand, emerging from arc of Heaven. Two trees flank scene.
Scene within initial I decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament terminating in foliate medallion enclosing black bird with foliate tail.
Beginning of Zechariah, Argument and Zechariah.

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